ACUC offers Disney Institute during SCUCE

With America’s Credit Union Conference scheduled in conjunction with the 10th annual Southeast Credit Union Conference and Expo (SCUCE) next week, on Wednesday, June 19, you can arrange to hear from Disney Institute presenters on topics including leadership and service excellence. Then, attendees will break out into teams to unearth powerful new ideas in the […]

Washington Wire – June 11, 2019

This week, the House will consider H. Res. 430, authorizing the Committee on the Judiciary to initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce certain subpoenas and for other purposes; H.R. 2740, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020 [Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Legislative Branch, […]

InfoSight Spotlight: Review of RESPA’s anti-kickback provision

Section 8 of RESPA prohibits anyone from giving or accepting a fee, kickback, or anything of value in exchange for referrals of settlement services in connection with any loan covered by RESPA. The Act also prohibits fee splitting and receiving unearned fees for services not actually performed. These restrictions apply in any situation where settlement […]

Scammers targeting homebuyers during closing process

According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the FBI has reported that scammers are increasingly taking advantage of homebuyers during the closing process. Through a sophisticated phishing scam, they attempt to divert closing costs and down payment into a fraudulent account by confirming or suggesting last-minute changes to your wiring instructions. Reports of these attempts […]